Aviation and aviation-related activities will derive nearly one-third of Dubai’s entire gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020, according to the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA). In its newsletter, DCAA president and chairman of Dubai Airports Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum said: “We are on the mark in terms of giving a big boost to the aviation industry, which we anticipate will contribute 32% to Dubai’s GDP by 2020.”  He attributed this to a number of ...

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